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New study scrutinizes birth defects

Michigan family hopes their participation in long-term, international research will shed light on their young daughter's medical troubles.

Hey, baby—let’s talk skin care

New guidelines say parents should begin to emphasize lotion, clothing and healthy sun habits when their child is 6 months old.

Raise a glass to health—on occasion

Research paints a complex picture of the subtle benefits of wine and beer consumption, but this much is certain: Don't overdo it.

One hour away: A happier you

Any type of physical activity—even walking—results in similar levels of mental health benefits.

‘God allowed me to have this disease’

For only the second time ever, the FDA has approved a new drug for ALS treatment—and a Michigan man will be among the first to try it.

Marijuana study sorts good from bad

Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.

Germ could link gum disease, arthritis

Researchers now suspect a single bacteria is to blame.

Scientists ID brain’s epilepsy network

After a century of stagnation in treatment, compelling discovery could usher in new medications.

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HIV animal study shows promise

Researchers combined HIV vaccine and immune-stimulating drug to create disease remission in monkeys.

Scientists aim for ‘Human Cell Atlas’

The undertaking would chart the types and properties of all human cells, building the ultimate reference map of the human body.

Researchers identify more vitiligo genes

Findings suggest promising areas for future study of this condition, which causes patches of white skin and hair.

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